A Brief History of Chinese Acupuncture and its Techniques

A Brief History of Chinese Acupuncture and its Techniques

  Chinese Acupuncture and its Techniques Acupuncture is a popular kind of complementary or substitute healthcare technique that differs from customary clinical medication. This practice has been originated in TCM (traditional Chinese medicine) for providing health treatments. In Acupuncture treatment system, stimulation is transmitted to specific points of the body-skin through diverse techniques of TCM. TCM is basically a pseudoscience that generally has no valid mechanism system for health treatments. According to TCM, acupuncture removes any trouble in the ‘’qi’’ – the flow of natural energy or life force – by injecting stimulation’s in the specific points of the body-skin through channels termed as meridians. Still today scientific investigations and medical science have failed to establish any logical and valid histological and physiological correlations among the Chinese concepts, including, acupuncture points, qi, meridians, etc. and has declared this system as pseudoscientific. However, Acupuncture treatment is trusted and admired by many people round the world for its undeniable effectiveness. In the recent years, the modern Acupuncture treatment has become highly individualized. The treatment style depends on the philosophy as well as intuition. However, in the Acupuncture treatment, several organs of the body, such as, arms-pulse and tongue are inspected before starting the treatment-session. This treatment includes several numbers of sessions. The quantity and regularity of sessions varies from patient to patient. In the Acupuncture treatment diverse techniques are applied for stimulating the accurately defined points on the body-skin. The most popular and widely practiced acupuncture techniques include penetration of heat, pressure, needles, laser, etc. Stainless steel-built needles are used in Acupuncture treatment, as those are flexible and free from the...